(Seasonal) Grounds Maintenance Worker

Shelby Township, MI
Stony Creek Metropark
Student (College)

PAY RATE:  $11.65 per hour (up to 600 hours per year or 120 days per season). 

Eligible part-time employees will receive up to a $3.75 per hour retention bonus for all hours worked from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Additionally, eligible seasonal employees will receive a $0.60 per hour seasonal bonus for all hours worked. For details, click here.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Work activities in this position primarily involve the maintenance of park grounds.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The list below is intended to describe the general nature of duties only. Employee shall perform other duties as assigned.

  • Performs grounds maintenance around the beach, picnic and general park areas.
  • Empties trash barrels.
  • Picks up litter using a prod or by hand.
  • Maintains and weeds flower beds.
  • Maintains the grounds of playscape and picnic areas.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to operate push mower, weed whip and Cushman cart.
  • Ability to load, unload and move materials between work locations.
  • Ability to traverse sandy, marshy or wooded areas with even or uneven terrain.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work varied hours depending upon park demands.
  • Ability to get along with co-workers, supervisors and park visitors.
  • Ability to perform essential functions.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

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